In Which I Conquer D.B. Hart

From First Thoughts

So ever since First Things posted the May issue online and the commenters (commentators?) got busy, David Bentley Hart’s uproarious takedown of Ayn Rand has led in the generation-of-comments category.  For days on end I despaired of my article ” Religion, Reason, and Same-Sex . . . . Continue Reading »

The Lawful Truth

From the October 2010 Print Edition

Constitutional Illusions and Anchoring Truths: The Touchstone of the Natural Law By Hadley Arkes Cambridge, 280 pages, $25.99 Most readers of this review will need no introduction to Hadley Arkes, who once wrote a book called First Things and has long been a contributor to this magazine and a . . . . Continue Reading »